By Chris Goldberg
Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 10/29/15
Villa Joseph Marie 2017 midfielder Maddie Major has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Lehigh University.
Maddie Major ledger:
High School: Villa Joseph Marie
Graduating Year: 2017
College Choice: Lehigh University
Club Affiliation: Tri-State
Lacrosse Honors: Philly Showcase All-Star, Maverick Showtime All-Star, Brine National All-Star and MVP, First Team All-Golden sophomore year, one of the league leaders in assists and goals.
Why did you choose Lehigh? “I chose Lehigh University for its outstanding academic reputation and for the opportunity to play lacrosse.”
Thank You: “Thanks to Tri-State Director, Sue Montegari, who helped me with the recruiting process and continued to motivate me when she occasionally coached our team; to Tri-State Coaches, Coach Murph and Coach Christie, who have helped me grow as a player and person; to my high school coach, Stephanie Magnone, for her positive feedback.
“Thanks to my family; I’m thankful for my parents’ support in everything I do; my brothers are always pushing me to be better, and they’ve been good role models.
“Thanks to LBL, where it all began. Thank you to coaches Terry, Jen, Erin and PK for teaching me the game and helping me grow into the player that I am today.
“Thanks to Coach (Jill) Redfern, Coach (Sammy) Cermack and Coach (Shannon) McHugh for believing in me and giving me this great opportunity.”
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